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Old 08-07-2008, 10:58   #1
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Winch bits for raising main

Has anyone used the "Cranker," a winch bit that adapts cordless drill to crank winch?
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Old 08-07-2008, 12:36   #2
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I have a "winchbit.com" version. I just bought a second one, just in case the original one goes overboard. My original has fallen out a few tmes, fortunately the cat has large flat decks. I have a very large (800sq.ft.) main and it makes easy work of raising it and most of all fast work. I originally used the Milwaukee 18volt cordless right angle drill, but this year have upgraded to the 28 volt model, YEAH MORE POWER!!! and last longer. With the winch bit and drill my wife can raise the main. It also makes quick work on the roller furler.
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thanks! I have found that there is a long, useful series of messages already here on this forum. My questions are answered. It is all under the title:
"electric winch????"
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